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Archive - 2014

May 20th

MBA prepares for the season

May 21, 2014

The Mississippi Basketball Association is preparing to begin its first season.
The tryouts have taken place and the draft begins Thursday following a coaches meeting inside the Travis Outlaw Center at the Starkville Sportsplex.
Once the coaches meet, practice times will be established.
The start of the league will be June 21.

Robbie Nell Penton Thomas

May 21, 2014

   Robbie Nell Penton Thomas, 78, of Huntsville, AL, formerly a resident of Starkville, MS, went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 18, 2014.  She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 25 years, Garnett  J. Thomas.  

Supes consider mapping bid

May 20, 2014

The County Board of Supervisors reviewed a mapping bid at its meeting Monday which will be considered for approval upon advisement.

Public Works head relocates to SED building

May 20, 2014

Doug Devlin loves his new office.

Local museum exhibit features old sheet music with Mississippi titles

May 20, 2014

A new exhibit at the Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum is offering museum-goers an opportunity to see a wide variety of early 20th-century Mississippi-themed sheet music.

Sciple speaks to Rotary about time in Uzbekistan

May 20, 2014

In the early 1990s, Charles Sciple got a phone call asking him to journey to Uzbekistan.

May 19th

Laster takes hill for Bulldog battle

May 19, 2014

Lucas Laster didn't make the trip to Athens, Ga., in mid March for the first Southeastern Conference series for Mississippi State.
Now the junior left hander will take the mound as the No. 5 seed MSU Bulldogs play the No. 12 seed Georgia Bulldogs in the last game tonight in a loser-go-home scenario in the first round of the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.

SEC coaches believe Reed should be PoY

May 19, 2014

Every Southeastern Conference baseball coach agrees that the league is tough and it prepares them for the rugged postseason.
There is also something else they agree on.
Kentucky's A.J. Reed should be the SEC Player of the Year and the National Player of the year.

State women set to tee off at NCAA Championship

May 19, 2014

Mississippi State's women's golf team was in striking distance after the third round of last year's NCAA Championship.
But after a 39-over, 327 in the final round, the Bulldogs finished in last place.
This year MSU head coach Ginger Brown-Lemm feels confident that her team learned from that and will build off of it.

Event brings bowling quartet closer

May 19, 2014

A quartet of bowlers from Starkville High School and East Webster High School joined forces recently to form a pretty good team.

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